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Full text of "Flora Indica Vol-I"

LardizabaleceJ]                     FLOHA  INDICA.                                     211

HAS. Sikkim, ad basin Himalaya! Assam, Griffith! Khasia, a basi
ad alt. 3000 ped.! Silhet, Wall.! Chitt.agong! — (Fl. Sept. Oct.) (v.v.)

Frutex alte scandens, cortice Isevigato vel vix striatulo fusco. Folia 3-7 poll.
longa, li-24 lata, basi rotundata vel acuta, subtus in sicco crebre re^iculata. Nervi
obliqui, incurvi. Fauicala rubescentes, glaberrimaj, interdum folios® et elongates,
ssepius aphyllse et folia sequantes vel iis paullo breviores, axillares vel paallo supra-
axUlares, basi squamulis gemmaceis persistentibus stipatic, alteriie ramosau ; ramuli
vix ^-pollicares, rarius ia paniculis foliosis fere pollicares, 2-5-flori. Flores minuti,
flavidi. Sepala subciliata, rotundata. Petala obovata, brevissime unguiculata, -^
poll, longa, 5-nervia,xcamosula, basi intus sulco Ibngitudinali exarata. Stamina de-
mum petala ajquautia; filamenta carnosa, subcompressa, apice incui-va. Ovaria
param compressa, Styli abbreviati.

Tnis species comes nearer to Blume's S. Meniscosfa than any other of our conti-
nental species.

In some collections, but not in the Linnean Society's Herbarium, a species of PJio-
tinia occurs as Wall. Cat. 1000 B.

7. S. paniculata (Edgeworth ! mss. in Herb. Benth.) ^foliis ellip-
tico- vel oblongo-lanceolatis acutis basi rotundatia vel acutis eoriaceis,
paniculis elongatis folia fej'e goquautibus vel superantibus laxe pilosulis
a basi ramosis ramis irregularitcr cymosis, antheris introrsis.

HAB. Iix Himalaya subtropica, iufra 3000 ped. alt.; Garhwal, Edye-
toorth! Ktaxwion, Madden! 8tr. at

glftbri, fosci, striatuli. Folia 5-8 poll, longa, 1J-3 lata, petiolo f-1-
poUicari, glubra, junioru vix puberula, Nervi obliqui, arcmali, venulis in sicoo crebre
reticulatis* Pamcu/es plcrumque aphyllai sud interdum tbliosaj, et tune folia florulia
croteris conformia aut parva ovato-lauceolata li-S-polUosu'ia. Ramuti yanicultf 1-2-
poUicares, apicorn versus cymose lutilliflori. Semla ovalia, 1-nervia, dorse deiiho
pilosa, l*t;tala oblouga, vix acuta, 3-5-nervia/l4 lin. longa, Stamina petalis di-
midio breviora. Filament* ligtdata, apicc subcontracts.
X. LAUDIZABALEJB.
Mores abortu unisexuales vel polygami. Sepala 6, serie duplice dis-
posita> rarius 3, hypogyna, caduea, sefstivatione valvata vel parum im-
bricata, Petbla 6, rarius nulla, sepalis opposita et- ssepe multo mfuora,
squamoeformia. Stamina 6, in ftoribus mascalis sepalis petalisque op*
posita; filmnenta libera vel iti tubum coalita; autkera liberse, adnatse,
cxirorsas, connectivo apiculatae : in hermaphrodito-fVfimineis parva, sem-
per libera, suupissime polline vacua (in. Decawnea pollinifera). Ooaria
8, sepalis exterioribus opposita, raiissime 6-9, lineari-oblonga, uuilo-
cularia ; ovula numerosa, secus suturam ventralem biserialiter dispo-
sita, anatropa vel supra totam superficiem ovarii sparsa, orthotropa,
serins anatropa vel campylotropa. Carpella magna, tot quot ovariu»
pulposaj iudebiscentia vel intus longitudinaliter deliisccniia, follies
laria, pulpa repleta, polysperma, saspissime eudospermii processubus ad
axin fere productis pseudo-multilocularia. Scmna anatropa vel cam-
pylotropa, testa nitida Crustacea vel cartilaginea. Albunen^ copiosum,
oleosum j embryonifi minuti radicula -ad Kiluno vwsa. — ^Frutices ut plu-
rimum volubile*, ra,riw erwti, ylabri Bamuli bad gemma squqm* art-